The Kansas Agri Business Expo is the premier event for the grain & feed and agri business community—drawing more than 1,200 attendees each year


Monday, November 12

9A – 5P

Large equipment moves in


Overhead doors close to Expo Hall

Tuesday, November 13


Large equipment continues to move in


Large equipment must be in place


10×10, 10×20, 20×20 exhibits move in


Sporting Clay Shoot PAC Fundraiser, Shady Creek Proceeds donated to KABC PAC (prizes still awarded)


Kick-off Party (for exhibitors & attendees) Hyatt Hotel, Riverview Ballroom

Wednesday, November 14


10×10, 10×20, 20×20 exhibits move in


10×10, 10×20, 20×20 exhibits in place


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


Trade show floor open


Curtis the Mentalist


Reception on trade show floor


Scholarship Auction


Chairmen’s Reception, Hyatt Hotel Gaming Tables – 7-8:30P

Thursday, November 15


Breakfast, Speaker, Awards Presentation & TAL Graduation, Hyatt Hotel


Trade show opens


Reception on trade show floor


Curtis the Mentalist


10×10, 10×20 & 20×20 exhibits move out


Dinner and Entertainment Dinner at Hyatt Hotel

Friday, November 16


Large equipment moves out 10×10 and 10×20 exhibits move-out continued


All equipment must be out of Expo Hall

Booth Contest

The Expo Committee will be giving out free or discounted booths for next year’s Expo to the exhibitors who best decorate their booth to this year’s theme “Surviving and Thriving.”

Judging will be on Wednesday, November 15, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Winners will be announced during the Chairmen’s Reception at 6:00 p.m. at the Hyatt. Winners will be chosen by the following criteria: most creative, the best representation of the theme, and most interactive. First place will receive a complimentary booth space in 2019, second place will receive a $200 credit toward their booth space in 2019 and third place will receive a $100 credit toward their booth space in 2019.


The following hotels have room blocks reserved for KABE attendees. For reservations, contact the hotel at the number listed below. All properties offer free wireless internet.

Hyatt Regency Wichita – KABE headquarters

(First night’s deposit required when making a reservation)
400 W. Waterman, (888) 421-1442
$139.00 until 10/21

Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel
400 W. Douglas, (316) 262-5000
$125.00 single/double until 10/26, includes free breakfast

Fairfield Inn & Suites
525 S. Main, (316) 201-1400
$134.00 until 10/13, includes free breakfast

Hotel at WaterWalk
711 S. Main Street, (316) 263-1061
$99.00 until 10/30, includes free breakfast

Best Western North
915 E 53rd North, (316) 832-9387
$79.99 no cut-off date, includes free breakfast

Set Up & Tear Down

Large Equipment Move-In
Large equipment moves in Monday, November 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or on Tuesday, November 13 from 8-10 a.m. . All equipment must be in place at that time. Please make sure any vehicles are out of trade show area by 10:30 a.m. so pipe and drape can be set-up.

Installation of Exhibits
Installation of 10×10, 10×20 & 20×20 exhibits occur on Tuesday, November 13 from 8 a.m. -5 p.m. . All must be fully installed by 9:30a.m. Wednesday, November 14. A staff member will be available to assist you with any questions.

**Only 10×10, 10×20 and some 20×20 exhibits (if your booth furnishing can t through the walk-in doors) are allowed to move out Thursday, November 15, after the trade show closes at 4 p.m. . It is at the discretion of Century II Convention Center and George Fern whether large equipment will be able to move out Thursday evening. Scheduled move-out time for large equipment is Friday morning, November 16 at 7 a.m. All equipment must be out of Expo Hall by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16.

Miscellaneous Information for all Exhibitors
A forklift will be available Monday, November 12 for move-in & Friday, November 16 for move-out. Complimentary power washers are available outside the overhead entrance doors on Monday, November 12 (ONLY) for large equipment. If large equipment plans to move in on Tuesday, November 13, you will be responsible to wash your own equipment.

Exhibitor Fees & Layout

Booths are furnished with an 8-foot table, two chairs, a wastebasket and a sign with the exhibitor’s name An Exhibitor Services Packet, including electricity, tables, carpet, etc., is available for download at Please note that all aisles (not booths) will be carpeted. Exhibitors get two free registrations for every $650 of booth space purchased, which will include tickets to all functions except the Thursday evening dinner and entertainment. Please use the Exhibitor Contract to pre-register.

Booth Size

10×10 Booth
Roaming Exhibitor*

Cost for Member**


Cost for Non-Member


* If you are not a current exhibitor of the Kansas Agri Business Expo, or a sponsor of Kansas Grain and Feed Association or Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association, you will need to register as a “Roaming Exhibitor” if you plan to participate in this year’s Expo. If you do not pay to be a “roaming exhibitor” and solicit business on the trade show floor, you will be asked to leave the trade show floor immediately.

** Cost available to members of either the Kansas Grain and Feed Association or the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association.

Become an Exhibitor

A 50 percent deposit is due when the contract is signed. All booth fees must be paid in full by September 28, 2018.

Still have questions or want larger than a 10×10 booth?

Please contact:

Shari Bennett
Expo Manager
(785) 234-0464

Thank you to our 2017 Exhibitors

ACG Materials
Adams Fertilizer Equipment
ADM Fertilizer
Ag 1 Source, LLC
Ag Growth International
Ag Spray Equipment
Agra Liners, LLC
Agriculture Division of DowDuPont Agrilead, Inc.
Agrium U.S., Inc.
AgSource Laboratories
AgVision Agribusiness Software Agworks, Inc.
Allied Environmental Consultants Inc. Ameritrack Rail
Amvac Chemical
BarnesCo Inc.
BASF Corporation
Bayer CropScience
Behlen Mfg. Co.
Bentrei Fertilizer Co., LLC
Bolivar Contracting, Inc.
Borton, LC
Brehmer Mfg.
Brothers Equipment, Inc.
Bulk Conveyors, Inc.
Calcium Products
Cen-OK Services LLC

Central Life Sciences
Central States Hydroseal
CGB Fertilizer
CHS, Inc.
Compass Minerals
Conklin Ag Products
CPS Wholesale
CrustBuster/Speed King Inc.
CTEC, Inc.
Dempsters LLC
Don’s Tire
Doyle Equipment Mfg. Co.
Drake, Inc.
EGE Products
Electro-Sensors, Inc. EMW Industrial Extron Company Fairbank Equipment Fairbanks Scales FARMCHEM
FMC Corporation
Frisbie Construction Co., Inc.
Gamet Mfg. Inc.
Gavilon Fertilizer/MicroSource
Gilmore Solutions
Gowan USA, LLC
Grain Belt Supply Co. Inc.
Hammel Scale Co., Inc.
Heartland Ag Inc.
Helena Chemical Co.
Hoffmann Inc.
IBT Grain Division
Illinois Corn Stoves

InterOceanic Corp.
J. R. Simplot Company
Jade Millwrights Inc.
John Deere
Junge Control, Inc.
Kahler Automation
Kansas Corn Growers/Commission Kansas Dept. of Agriculture
Kansas Grain Inspection Service Inc. Kansas Grain Sorghum
Kansas Highway Patrol
Kansas Soybean Commission
Kansas State University Global Campus Kansas Wheat
KC Supply Co. Inc.
Korol Financial Group LLC
Kugler Company
Lang Diesel, Inc.
Lewis Cattle Oilers
Lewis Goetz
M & M Specialty Services, LLC
Marcus Construction
McPherson Concrete Storage Systems Meridian Manufacturing
MFA Incorporated
Mid-Continent Industries
Midwest Laboratories Inc.
Moeller Engineering Monsanto Musselman and Hall NACHURS
National Billing
Networks Plus
Neville Welding Inc.
Northern Ag Suppliers
Nutrients for Life

Pepper Maintenance Systems, Inc. Pickens Restoration
Plain Jan’s
Poole Chemical Company
ppB EnviroSolutions LLC
Proceres – Cultura Company Purple Wave Auction
Reif Welding and Construction LLC Riggins Ag Equipment
Rosen’s Inc.
Rural Messenger
Sackett- Waconia Mfg., Inc.
SCS Engineers
Seedburo Equipment Co. Servi-Tech Laboratories
Simpson Farm Enterprises, Inc. Sioux Steel Company
Skinner Tank Company
Star Seed
Stueve Construction, LLC
Sullivan Insurance Agency Syngenta
Terracon Consultants, Inc. TerraMax Inc.
Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.
The Essmueller Company
The KBH Corporation
TNT Solutions – Aerial Imagery TSGC, Inc.
Valent USA Corporation
Valleywide Sales, Inc.
Van Diest Supply Company Verdesian Life Sciences
Vertical Software Inc.
Waddell and Reed
Waldon Equipment
Ward Laboratories Inc.
Warrior Mfg., LLC
Webcon, Inc.
Wilbur-Ellis Company
WinField United
Woofter Construction Irrigation, Inc. WT Contractors
Yargus Mfg.